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First look at Olympic golf course

2016 Olympic golf course
International Olympic Committee
The course is being built at Reserva de Marapendi in Barra da Tijuca, the district of Rio de Janeiro that will contain the largest number of Olympic Games venues.

Tom Watson wants hot hands in 2014 Ryder Cup

Tom Watson
Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America
Tom Watson wants his Ryder Cup team to be full of players whose games are on the upswing heading to Gleneagles.

Barber Pole putters debut in United States

Barber Pole Golf putters
Courtesy of Barber Pole Golf
The Portrush blade (left) has a classic plumbers neck design, while the Waterville mallet has a thicker crown between the face and the rounded-off back cavity.

Sneak peek at Masters bags

Masters bags
Callaway staffers will carry the bag on the left at the Masters, while TaylorMade players will use the one on the right.

Webb Simpson gets a golden reminder of his U.S. Open victory

Webb Simpson's U.S. Open box from Titleist
Titleist via Twitter
Webb Simpson got a box full of Titleist goodies that he'll cherish the rest of his life.

Where's that debris caution when we need it?

WGC-Cadillac Championship pin flag
Getty Images
The pin flags could come into play a lot more if golf went to NASCAR-style cautions.

Fanny Sunesson to host women's event in Sweden

Fanny Sunesson and Henrik Stenson
Getty Images
Fanny Sunesson, shown here with Henrik Stenson, is by far the most accomplished female caddie in golf history.

Tank putter from Odyssey promotes stability

Tank putter from Odyssey Golf
Courtesy of Odyssey Golf
The Tank putter from Odyssey golf features two wings flanking a large cutout, and a line of red dots to aid with alignment.

The Rickie Fowler Effect goes big-time (or at least big-head)

Rickie Fowler fan at WGC-Cadillac Championship
Getty Images
This kid at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral on Friday is a big Rickie Fowler fan -- or at least a big Rickie Fowler hat fan.

Series: Golf Buzz

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